Director Ben WheatleyScreenplay Amy Jump, Ben WheatleyStarring Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copely, Jack Reynor, Babou Ceesay, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Noah Taylor So much shooting. […]
The best thing about that first film, however, is the best thing about the second film: Millicent Simmonds.
The best thing Nolan does with Dunkirk is to never lose focus. He is the mariner, Mr. Dawson, and we play the part of Peter. He knows the plane just by the sound, but he still lets us see it so we can remember too. Feeling like it might be hopeless, one might be tempted to speechify and let us know the significance of it all. He just moves towards the battle, but picks up one life at a time.
It’d be nice if he could find some way to get himself back into storytelling mode. Something similar to what Reiner has found with low budget gems like Flipped or anything that Jeff Nichols has done. It seems like he thinks he’s reached a status of auteur. These things happen when you make hack commercials for political figures or when you win Oscars for calculated half-truths.
Red Lights – 2012 Written and Directed by Rodrigo Cortés Starring Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Olson, Cillian Murphy, Robert DeNiro, Joely Richardson, Toby Jones, Leonardo Sbaraglia One of the worst possible scenes anyone can […]
One of the best examples of a reboot in cinematic history, Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy comes to an end July 20, 2012. As sad as it will be that it […]
In Time – 2011 Written & Directed by Andrew Niccol Starring Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde, Matt Bomer, Vincent Kartheiser, Alex Pettyfer So, if you’ve seen Gattica, […]